Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers

Global Girls


Description
Offers a skill building program to connect immigrant women to each other, community networks, and the labour market while building confidence and providing practical tips for reaching their goals.

Service provides:

  • a skill building program for immigrant women who would like to develop a social network and may benefit from having a safe space to address barriers that they are facing

Includes:

  • activities such as listening to guest speakers, participating in wellness activities, and preparing for employment
  • exploration of a wide range of topics related to personal growth, employment, and getting settled in Edmonton, with programming driven by the participants' interests and needs
  • a physical activity component with field trips to engage in non-traditional recreational activities
  • opportunities for new friendships and supports
  • participation in networking activities to increase confidence in decision making
  • information on volunteering, educational, or employment opportunities
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • immigrant women
  • 16 to 24 years
Application Process
Service Access: Walk-in / Drop In Service, To access service:
  • contact for dates, times, and locations
  • or visit website for more information
Most group programs and most 1-on-1 services are offered online. Limited in-person services in addition to ongoing virtual services. Office visits are by appointment only. All visitors will be screened for COVID-19 symptoms and are asked to not visit if sick. All visitors will be required to wear a mask at all times and follow proper safety protocols.Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: No,
Telephone
780-423-9691 (Community Counsellor)
Telephone
780-424-7709 (Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers)
Web Site
http://www.emcn.ab.ca
Email
mtaylor@emcn.ab.ca
Languages
English
Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: No
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Other disabled access: N/A -
Legal Status
Registered Charity / Foundation
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
February 21, 2017
Address
11713 82 Street
Edmonton, AB, T5B 2V9
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Hours of Operation
Sat
01:30 PM - 03:30 PM